Ed Wicks

Head of Trading

Ed Wicks
Ed leads LGIM’s Global Trading team. The team is at the forefront of LGIM’s efforts to create better outcomes for clients through best execution. Prior to assuming this role, Ed oversaw the global equity trading team at LGIM. Ed joined LGIM in 2015 from BlackRock where he was responsible for designing and implementing trading strategies for the beta, LDI and transition groups. Prior to that he was a Delta 1 trader at J.P. Morgan, responsible for several index trading books and derivative market making activities. Ed graduated from Loughborough University and holds an MSc in Business Management as well as a BA (hons) in economics and politics.

Other articles by Ed Wicks

Trading places: moving the front line of finance
Ed Wicks
Investment strategy

Trading places: moving the front line of finance

LGIM’s Head of Trading shares his view from the (living-room) floor on how this crisis was...
By Ed Wicks
09 Jun 2020
3 min read
Fixed income trading
Ed Wicks
Investment strategy

Fixed income trading

The latest developments in automating trades for a dizzying variety of debt securities can increa...
By Ed Wicks
11 Dec 2019
3 min read
Welcome to the ‘no-touch’ world of equity trading
Ed Wicks
Equities

Welcome to the ‘no-touch’ world of equity trading

By automating certain equity trades, we can improve efficiency, increase speed to market and...
By Ed Wicks
04 Sep 2018
3 min read

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